Friday, August 21, 2015

More F-35 training systems ordered

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Cubic Global Defense is to produce and enhance the Air Combat Training System in the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the company announced. Included in the work contracted by Lockheed Martin Aerospace is the addition of an internally mounted subsystem of the P5 Combat Training System, or P5CTS, that enables the F-35 to maintain its stealth characteristics while training. The P5 training system is an encrypted system interoperable with the P5CTS/Tactical Combat Training System used by the U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard, Navy, Marines and international partners. (Source: UPI, 08/20/15) Gulf Coast note: The training systems are used by the military throughout the Gulf Coast region; Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.